Senior Project Manager

What makes Cognizant a unique place to work? The combination of rapid growth and an international and innovative environment! This is creating many opportunities for people like YOU — people with an e

What makes Cognizant a unique place to work? The combination of rapid growth and an international and innovative environment! This is creating many opportunities for people like YOU — people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to make a difference in this world.

At Cognizant, together with your colleagues from all around the world, you will collaborate on creating solutions for the world’s leading companies and help them become more flexible, more innovative, and successful. Moreover, this is your chance to be part of the success story: we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our AIA Team.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading and managing a team of data engineers and other data analytics professionals (data scientists, visualization developers, data quaility and MDM) in a fast-paced, Agile Scrum environment. The role involves working closely with Cognizant and our clients’ cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize and implement data-driven solutions to support both our company and our clients’ strategic goals and objectives.

  • Lead and manage a team of data analytics professionals in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize and implement data-driven solutions that support the company’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Act as the Scrum Master for one or more data analytics teams, ensuring that teams are following Agile Scrum principles and practices.
  • Work with stakeholders to define and prioritize data analytics requirements, and ensure that they are aligned with the company’s strategic goals.
  • Ensure that the team is following best practices for data governance, data quality, and data security.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in data analytics, and make recommendations for how they can be leveraged to support the company’s goals.
  • Communicate progress and results to stakeholders and leadership.
  • Mentor and coach team members to develop their skills and advance their careers.

You will become an active member of the AIA team that works closely with other disciplines/roles and that shares experience in Digital Transformation projects in a dynamic environment with multiple roles, using last technologies according to development/test standards and corporate architecture policies.

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive experience in business intelligence and data analytics, with a strong (and demonstrable) leadership role during the recent years.
  • Strong understanding of Agile Scrum principles and practices
  • Strong knowledge of data warehousing, business intelligence, data visualization, and AI&ML tools
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong understanding of data governance, data quality, and data security best practices

Nice to Have Skills.

  • Technical experience with Azure data analytics services: Databricks, Data Factory, Synapse, Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Technical experience with Power BI
  • Technical experience of Informatica MDM.
  • Experienced in managing AI and Machine Learning based projects.


  • Professional Scrum Master (recommended)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as computer science, engineering, statistics, or mathematics
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (C1 or equivalent proficiency required)

What We Offer:

Apart from participating in multiple projects and the opportunity of working with the industry’s latest technologies, Cognizant strives to be a great company to work for and you should expect a competitive base salary and various benefits, such as:

  • International working environment with diverse team
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid or remote mode.
  • Yearly Bonus.
  • Training and career development opportunities: Career path locally and internationally. Specific trainings in both technical and soft skills.
  • Private healthcare and additional life insurance.
  • Gympass.
  • A culture of Respect and Human Empowerment.
  • Company sponsored activities and partnerships.
  • Opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding global organization, within multicultural teams.
  • Pleasant and inspiring working atmosphere.
  • Inclusion and diversity in practice.
  • Employee referral program in place.
  • Employee volunteering programs and opportunities.
  • Access to different internal events, communities and initiatives.

Why Cognizant
Cognizant Technology Solutions ( leads Digital Transformation initiatives. We work in latest technologies like Cloud computing, Micro-services, Digital Enablement, Machine Learning, Blockchain etc. When you choose this position at Cognizant, you will get opportunity to upgrade your career in the Digital sphere covering Agile, DevOp & Cloud native development. This opportunity will bring you to work with highly skilled and professional teams that are enabling our clients in Azure DevOps, SAFe, Monitoring, Analytics etc.
Cognizant has transformed her clients to deliver the solutions using Digital way of working. In this position, you would leverage your knowledge to shift from traditional way of Agile-DevOps to cloud native adoption. While doing so you will add value to the client for improving productivity, quality, and time to market in a cost effective way. You will be working in highly productive SAFe teams and modernize the software delivery processes while focusing on people and technologies.


Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Mar 06 2023

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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